Princess Eugenie chokes up in emotional message to doctors that saved her father-in-law’s life

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  • Princess Eugenie has sent a touching message to the doctors that saved her father-in-law’s life as he finally returns home following coronavirus battle.


    Princess Eugenie has taken to Instagram to thank NHS staff at Brompton Hospital for saving her husband Jack Brooksbank’s father George’s life.

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    Eugenie’s father-in-law was on a ventilator for five weeks after catching the deadly virus, but now he has finally returned home and is being dubbed the “miracle man”.

    Jack Brooksbank’s 71-year-old father was diagnosed with coronavirus back in April and spent time on a ventilator in intensive care as he fought the deadly virus.

    At the time he was said to be “in a serious but stable condition”.

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    The COVID 19 pandemic has been a difficult time for so many and I want to say a HUGE thank you to every frontline worker who have kept us all safe and well, whilst sacrificing so much. ⁣ ⁣ In particular, I’d like to send an enormous thank you to all the teams who saved my father in law, George's life during his stays at St Mary’s, Chelsea and Royal Brompton Hospital after he contracted the virus.⁣ ⁣⁣ To quote George, ‘There was always somebody at hand. I want to offer profound thanks to everyone who was involved. It was a real eye-opener for somebody who has not been in hospital before for any length of time. I certainly owe them my life.’⁣ ⁣ I can't begin to express the thanks I have to you all for bringing him back to our family, my husband Jack, his brother Tom and his beloved wife Nicola. We are forever grateful. ❤️ @imperialnhs @rbhcharity @chelwestft

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    Breaking her silence on the health scare, Eugenie, 30 posted a touching tribute to the NHS staff working at Brompton Hospital.

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    She said, “I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone at the Brompton Hospital for what you’ve done in saying my father-in-law’s life. George came back home to us the other day so happy, and as the ‘miracle man’ as he called himself.”

    The Duchess of York’s daughter praised NHS workers for working on the frontline throughout covid-19.

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    “From the bottom of my husband’s and my heart we just want to thank you for everything you’ve done on the frontline. For risking your lives and those close to you and just for making sure that we can all be safe and sleep well at night.”

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    She added, “So thank you so much and thank you for giving us all hope, thank you for changing the course of this pandemic and making sure that we’re all happy in what we’re doing. I wish everyone all the best and thank you so much again for everything you do.”

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    Princess Eugenie went on to quote George’s experience in hospital, which was nothing but positive.

    “To quote George, ‘There was always somebody at hand. I want to offer profound thanks to everyone who was involved. It was a real eye-opener for somebody who has not been in hospital before for any length of time. I certainly owe them my life.’”

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